from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Deliberate; intentional: "The only option is whether these will be purposeful, intended policies or whether they will be . . . concealed ones” ( Daniel Patrick Moynihan).
  • adj. Prospective; future: an intended trip abroad next month.
  • n. Informal A person whom one intends to marry; a fiancé or fiancée: our daughter and her intended.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Planned.
  • n. Fiancé or fiancée.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of intend.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made tense; stretched out; extended; forcible; violent.
  • adj. Purposed; designed.
  • adj. Betrothed; affianced.
  • n. One with whom marriage is designed; one who is betrothed; an affianced lover.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Purposed; to be, or to be done, according to an agreement or design: as, an intended entertainment; her intended husband.
  • n. An intended husband or wife: with a possessive pronoun preceding.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resulting from one's intentions
  • adj. future; betrothed


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